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Hands-on with Sony 100mm F2.8 STF G Master and FE 85mm F1.8 lenses

Sony announced a pair of short telephoto prime lenses at this year’s WPPI show in Las Vegas – the FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS and

Sony SLT a99 II first impressions review

Photokina 2016 proved to us, with the announcement of the a99 II, that A-mount isn’t dead: it was just waiting for the right tech to

Top 11 Best Sony E FE Mount Lenses 2017

As we’ve reviewed all of the Sony E-Mount and FE mount lenses to date, we thought we’d pop the 11 top scoring lenses into a

Voigtlander 10mm vs 12mm vs 15mm : Wide-Angle Lenses for Sony E-mount – The complete comparison

Earlier this year, Voigtlander announced its very first set of native E-mount primes with electronic contacts: the 10mm f/5.6 Hyper Wide Heliar, 12mm f/5.6 Ultra

The best VR headsets for iPhone users : Because iOS users can join the big VR party too

The VR headset revolution is underway and just because you own an iPhone rather than an Android smartphone doesn’t mean you can’t get involved. Apple

Sony A6500 review

Good points Detailed 24 Megapixel stills. High quality uncropped 4k video, 1080 up to 120p, S-Log profiles. Built-in 5-axis stabilisation works with any lens. 4

Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* replacement coming soon

Sony is rumored to update the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* prime lens soon. The A-mount optic currently removed from the official Sony listing. According

Samyang Premium MF 14mm f/2.4 Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Very low CA Flare free Good handling Well made Smooth bokeh Cons Manual focus only No weather resistance Samyang are well established

Samyang Premium MF 85mm f/1.2 Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Very low CA Flare free Good handling Well made Smooth bokeh Cons Manual focus only No weather resistance Samyang are well established

Sony FDR-X3000R Action Camera Review

What we liked about it: Great image stabilization (OIS) Stereo audio recording Minimal delay in live preview via Bluetooth Decent battery life Wearable live preview

Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2.0 Apo Sonnar T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness throughout No flare evident Apo chromatic Weather resistance Electronic control of aperture Beautiful bokeh Excellent ergonomics Cons Manual focus only Very high

Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Excellent ergonomics More compact than

Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Review

Pros Excellent sharpness No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Excellent ergonomics Cons Manual focus

Sony FDR-X3000R Action Camera Hands-on Review : Unboxing, First Impressions

Sony has continued to update its sports camera lineup by announcing the FDR-X3000Rmodel last September. The main difference compared to its older siblings is that

Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 Planar vs. Zeiss FE 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar Comparisons

Sony continues to crank out new lenses, and the release this summer of the new Zeiss branded FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Planar T* came as

Irix 15mm f/2.4 Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness, especially centrally No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Thoughtful, ergonomic design

Meike 12mm f/2.8 Lens Review

Pros Low distortion Very close focus possible Only moderate distortion Well controlled CA Modest price Well made Cons Poor sharpness at edges Very susceptible to

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Very low central CA Resistant to flare Life Size magnification Light and compact Low distortion Dust and moisture resistant Cons Some edge

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Low CA Resistant to flare Quiet and accurate AF High quality manufacture ​Beautiful bokeh Cons High price No VR No weather resistance

Top 10 Best Sony E FE Mount Lenses 2016

As we’ve reviewed all of the Sony E-Mount and FE mount lenses to date, we thought we’d pop the 10 top scoring lenses into a

Zeiss launches three new Milvus manual-focus primes

Fancy a new manual-focus prime lens for your Canon EF-mount or Nikon F-mount camera? If so, Zeiss has several new options for you to choose

Sony launches duo of 4K, HD action cameras with higher-quality, better-stabilized Zeiss lenses

Move over, GoPro: Sony has just stepped even further into the action camera giant’s territory with the launch of two new Sony Action Cam models

Fujifilm X-T2 Expert Review

Pros Excellent noise performance Excellent colour reproduction 3inch tilting screen Excellent electronic viewfinder Faster performance with battery grip Improved battery life with battery grip Rapid

Sony A7R II: Best prime lenses review

Featuring a whopping 42.4Mp resolution, the Sony A7R II mirrorless camera is one of the highest-resolution consumer cameras currently available. It’s also currently the only

Quick review : Apexel 8mm fisheye lens for smartphones

Pros: Extremely wide angle-of-view Nice fisheye effect Solid build quality Easy and quick attachment Compatible with most smartphones (although works best with iPhone 6/6s generations) Cons:

Sony FDR-X3000R Action Cam Hands-on Review

KEY FEATURES 1/2.5in 16:9 Exmos R CMOS sensor Zeiss Tessar multicoated lens Balanced Optical SteadyShot (B.O.SS) stabilisation 4K resolution up to 30fps 1080p up to

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Review

Introduction The Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 marks the third lens in Zeiss’ Batis range of prime lenses designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, joining

What are the sharpest lenses for each camera system?

We consult DxOMark’s comprehensive optical test data to find the sharpest lenses for each camera system. Andy Westlake is your guide Sigma’s 50mm f/1.4 DG

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA review

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA review – Introduction Back in 2006, Sony took over Konica Minolta’s troubled camera business in a bid to

Sony HDR-AS50 Action Cam review

PROS Long battery life Still image quality is good Decent companion app Removable battery Solid construction CONS Mediocre video quality Only one adhesive mount included